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Thursday, December 13, 2018



Eastern States Exclusives

This & That – Eastern States Edition – DTD Exclusive

By ED & BETTY BIITTIG With the year in racing coming to a close we have had some great season ending racing to close out...

Williamson Continues to Make Most of Opportunities; Earns Fifth in First Eastern States 200...

By MIKE MALLETT Mat Williamson’s talent has been well documented by those that those that see him race regularly on the western fringes of New...

Quotes and Takeways from Eastern States Weekend – DTD Exclusive

By KEN BRUCE This years edition of the Eastern States 200 will show that Stewart Friesen dominated the show but 'The Doctor' Danny Johnson showed...

Friesen Crowned Eastern States Weekend Champion for Second Time – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT The weekend didn’t go as planned for Sprakers, N.Y., driver Stewart Friesen. On Saturday the multi-time winner of the small-block Modified portion...

Larsen Ready for Even Bigger Things at the Orange County Fair Speedway in 2019...

By MIKE MALLETT Chris Larsen was very happy in victory lane on Sunday afternoon as he celebrated with his driver Stewart Friesen. Larsen had just...

Notes and Quotes from Eastern States 100 – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT Matt Sheppard is one of the fiercest competitors you can meet. He is never satisfied unless he comes out of a racing...

Lombardo Impresses in Eastern States 100 – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT Saturday afternoon’s Eastern States 100 ended with the usual suspects taking the top few spots. Stewart Friesen won, but was disqualified for...

Scales Tip in Favor of Hearn for Record 17th ESW Small-Block Modified Win –...

By KEN BRUCE When Brett Hearn sped under the checkered flag he thought his hopes of a $10,000 Halmar bonus for sweeping the weekend were...


Eastern States News and Results

Stewart Friesen Victorious In 57th Running Of The Eastern States 200 – DTD EXCLUSIVE

By JEFF WITHEY MIDDLETOWN, NY -  After coming so close to winning the small block portion of Eastern States on Saturday but was denied due to...

Hearn Awarded Victory In 100 Lap Eastern States 358 Modified Main After Friesen Found...

By MIKE MALLETT MIDDLETOWN, NY – For the second day in a row the driver that crossed the line first in the main-event wasn’t the...

Sheppard Earns Pole for Eastern States 100 – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT MIDDLETOWN, NY – Matt Sheppard hasn’t had the best of luck during the 57th edition of Eastern States. The Waterloo, N.Y., driver...

Danny Johnson, Jimmy Phelps, Ronnie Johnson, Matt Janiak, Anthony Perrego & Craig Mitchell All...

MIDDLETOWN, NY – A total of six heat races were run on Friday evening for the big block modified division cars that did not...

Brett Hearn Earns Pole For Eastern States 200

MIDDLETOWN, NY - Brett Hearn grabbed the pole position for the Eastern States 200 on Friday afternoon in time trials with a lap of...

Stewart Friesen Picks Up Inaugural Past Champions Feature At Orange County

MIDDLETOWN, NY - Stewart Friesen picked up a $5,000 paycheck on Friday night, courtesy of his dominating performance in the past champions 20-lap Modified...

Stream Eastern States Weekend Live

MIDDLETOWN, NY – If you cannot make it out to the Orange County Fair Speedway this weekend for the 2018 edition of Eastern States...

Through The Lens: A Look At The Hard Clay Finale

MIDDLETOWN, NY - Mike Gular picked up a big win last night at the Orange County Fair Speedway in the Hard Clay Finale and...


Other Racing News

Jack Lehner Poised to Break Through in Super DIRTcar Series Rookie Season

CONCORD, NC – Jack Lehner’s meteoric rise through the DIRTcar Northeast ladder system shows no signs of slowing down in 2019. After rising from...

Put a Bit of The BOS Under a Race Fan’s Tree This Christmas

By JIM CLARKE BROCKVILLE, ONT - ‘Tis the season to start thinking about the 50th anniversary – 2019 event schedule – at Brockville Ontario Speedway. Treat the...

Saturday Night Racing at Grandview to Have Different Look; Late Models Dropped from Program

BECHTELSVILLE, PA - Changes have been made for the 2019 season at Grandview Speedway and Saturday night racing action will have a new look. “The...

Champions Crowned At Woodhull Raceway Awards Banquet

WOODHULL, NY – With over two hundred guests in attendance at the Watson Homestead Retreat & Conference Center in Painted Post, NY, Woodhull Raceway...

Afton Motorsports Park to Crown Track Champions on January 26th

By JR KENNERUP​ AFTON, NY - The final event to close out the 2018 racing season at the Afton Motorsports Park will be the season ending...

Dirt Motorsports Hall Of Fame Perfect Awards Banquet Setting For The Dirt Modified Nostalgia...

WEEDSPORT, NY - The Dirt Modified Nostalgia Tour vintage series capped off it’s 2018 season at the Dirt Motorsports Hall Of Fame and Classic...

The 60th Anniversary King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Sprint Car Series Schedule Announced

AUBURN, CA - The 60th Anniversary King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Sprint Car Series schedule was announced today and features 20 racing events at...

Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Kicks Off 2019 Northeast Modified Season at Georgetown Speedway March...

  GEORGETOWN, DE – For the fourth consecutive season, Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway is set to kick off the Northeast dirt Modified schedule in 2019. The historic...

DirtTrackDigest.tv to Broadcast Short Track Super Series Events in 2019

BREWERTON, NY – Dirt Track Digest and the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled by Sunoco have agreed to a partnership for...

Fonda 200 Modified Portion Offers $78,675 Base Payout for 2019 Edition: Sept. 26-28

FONDA, NY – It’s an event fans and racers have been talking about since the initial announcement in late September. The Fonda 200 is back. A...